Neeraj Chopra registered an 87.58 m throw to bag the gold in males’s javellin throw occasion.© AFP
Yearly on June 23, the World Olympic Day or Worldwide Olympic Day is commemorated to have a good time sports activities, well being and group welfare. Ever because the idea of the World Olympic Day was confirmed on the forty second IOC Session in St. Moritz, June 23 has been synonymous with celebration of mass sports activities throughout the globe. The theme for this 12 months’s World Olympic Day is “Collectively, for a Peaceable World” which emphasises on uniting folks for peace and to construct a greater world.
The thirty second Summer season Olympic Video games had been held in Tokyo, Japan in 2021, a 12 months later because of COVID-19 outbreak throughout the globe. The following Olympic Video games can be hosted by Paris in 2024.
On the Tokyo Olympics, India gained a complete of seven medals, together with a gold medal within the males’s javellin throw occasion, to complete forty eighth within the total medals tally.
Neeraj Chopra registered an 87.58 m throw to bag India’s first gold medal because the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the place Abhinav Bindra had gained the 10m air rifle occasion.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya gained a silver medal every within the ladies’s weightlifting 49 kg class and males’s wrestling 57 kg catergory, respectively.
Indian males’s hockey crew additionally ended a protracted wait to win a medal on the Olympic video games, as they defeated Germany 5-4 in an exhilarating bronze medal match.
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu gained her second Olympic medal after she defeated China’s He Bing Jiao within the bronze medal playoff.
She had additionally gained a silver medal again within the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Lovlina Borgohain (Boxing) and Bajrang Punia (Wrestling) additionally gained a bronze every to wrap up India’s richest-ever medal haul.
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